Data’s place in understanding our world and ourselves

We humans are predisposed to find patterns in the world around us. Our comprehension of the world we live in is fundamentally our understanding of how things interact with each other. Our minds observe repeating patterns in the world, from which the idea of cause and effect is born. This is the conclusion that our minds form when observing events that always occur one after the other. It’s this facet of our minds which enables us to form our judgements,¬†predict outcomes and inform our¬†interactions in the world accordingly. Continue reading